The last of the penny packs and photos of a trio of greats are part of the 1965 Topps baseball story.
Modern Sports Card News
Due out during the pennant races, 2019 Topps Gold Label baseball will have a three-tiered base set–and prospect cards with gold nuggets.
A 1915 Cracker Jack Ty Cobb, 1932 U.S. Caramel Babe Ruth and a Sporting Life Honus Wagner cabinet combined to sell for over $1.1 million alone.
Tucked away in a private collection since the 1990s, one of Babe Ruth’s old Yankees road jerseys has now become the centerpiece of an upcoming auction of one-of-a-kind memorabilia.
Sports Memorabilia News
The hand-written speech given by Muhammad Ali in a 1978 press conference in which he asked for a rematch with nemesis Leon Spinks is on the auction block this week.
Around the Hobby
The Ty Cobb Museum produced some baseball cards commemorating the 100th anniversary of Cobb’s 1919 season.
- Notes: USA Test Orr Brings $57,853; Cleveland Area Show Set; Fake Rings Seized by CBP
- Notes: NSCC Signers Added; Mile High Auction; MARVEL Game-Worn CHL Jerseys
- Notes: Thief Steals Dionne’s 1st Skates; 1880s Newspaper Touts Goodwin Album; Tiger Talks Upper Deck
- Notes: Story Behind Great Great Grandpa’s Card; Signed NBA All-Star Jersey Auction; Kid Gives Milestone HR Back
He’d been fired as Washington’s manager but Topps included Jim Lemon in its 1969 set anyway, pasting an ‘update’ over a much more positive cartoon it had originally planned.
What’s Hot in the Shop
Mike’s back with the current hottest sports card products and happy things are going better for hobby shops than his favorite place to ship packages.